Monthly Archives: October 2008

Kljestan has sights set on a title in what could be his final MLS season

                                                                     Photo by While there are other MLS first round series that get more attention, the Chivas … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chivas USA | 15 Comments

Red Bulls Report: Wolyniec could get call, Pietravallo still an option and Stammler’s sacrifice

                                                                             Photo by While you can’t always assume you will see the exact starting … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New York Red Bulls | 16 Comments

My take on the MLS Awards

                                                                          Photo by With Major League Soccer announcing finalists for 2008 league awards on Thursday, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 18 Comments

This weekend’s soccer on TV

It may be tough to imagine it, but Tottenham is playing in a can’t-miss match this week. That’s what happens when you finally fire your winless manager and your new manager leads you to a win and an unforgettable comebackdraw. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 10 Comments

SBI MLS Playoff Predictions

The 2008 MLS Playoffs kicked off last night with Chicago’s 0-0 tie vs. New England, and while the playoffs are already under way, you can’t have playoffs without playoff predictions. SBI senior writer Dylan Butler and I will give you … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 23 Comments

Is Los Angeles headed for a battle with Donovan?

Whether you want to call it simply a case of a team saying what its fans wanting to hear, or an actual case of battle lines being drawn, Landon Donovan’s very public desire to make a move to Europe could … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy | 70 Comments

The SBI Friday rundown

Good morning all. Apologies for the late start to the morning but I was busy buying my Abel Xavier Halloween Costume (it’s tougher finding a platinum blonde curly afro wig than you would think). I am at Red Bulls training … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 16 Comments

Stammler out for season after knee surgery

BREAKING NEWS                                       Photo by Red Bulls midfielder Seth Stammler’s season is over. The versatile midfielder underwent knee surgery on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 29 Comments

Chicago Fire at New England Revolution: Match Night Commentary

The 2008 MLS playoffs are about to kick off tonight with the most familiar of playoff match-ups as the New England Revolution play host to the Chicago Fire at RFK Gillette Stadium (8pm, ESPN2). (Sorry DC fans, guess it feels … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- New England Revolution | 87 Comments

MLS announces finalists for 2008 awards

Major League Soccer announced the finalists for its 2008 awards on Thursday. Columbus Crew star Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Chicago goalkeeper Jon Busch and San Jose midfielder Darren Huckerby were among the players up for regular season honors. As expected, Schelotto … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 55 Comments

Galaxy loans Beckham to AC Milan

David Beckham is heading to Italy. Major League Soccer confirmed on Thursday afternoon that the Los Angeles Galaxy have reached an agreement with Italian power AC Milan on a short-term loan deal for Beckham. According to the MLS statement on … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 33 Comments

Red Bulls Update: Stammler struggling with knee injury, Jimenez improving

                                                                        Photo by ISIphotos The New York Red Bulls may be forced to face the defending champion … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 10 Comments